Collaboration for Innovative Research on Aircraft Structure (CIRAS)

Funding Agency:
Department of Defense

The Aerospace Vehicles Division (RQV), Aerospace Systems Directorate (RQ), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is soliciting research in aircraft structural design, analysis, and experimentation, specifically in the following areas:

  1. Innovative structural concepts for reducing weight and/or improving performance
  2. Generation of realistic load and environmental spectra
  3. Advanced structural design and analysis methods
  4. Advanced techniques for experimental validation of structural models and simulations

Closing Date: May 11, 2026




Engineering and Physical Sciences

External Deadline

May 11, 2026